About a million jubilant fans lined the streets of Berlin to welcome home the German football team and their World Cup trophy on Tuesday.
Following Brazil's 3-0 defeat by The Netherlands at the World Cup, manager Luiz Felipe Scolari was fired, say reports.
Mario Götze scored an extra-time winner as Germany beat Argentina 1-0 to become the first European team to win a World Cup held in South America.
Midfielder Bastian Schweinsteiger says his team has the experience to cope with playing Argentina on the biggest stage of all.
Will the 2014 World Cup hosts manage to salvage some pride when they go against the Netherlands in the tournament's third place play-off?
From epic goals to Luis Suarez's infamous bite and Brazil's crushing defeat, here are the highs and lows of the World Cup leading up to the final.
The world's best player will have to put in a stellar performance to stop Germany beating Argentina in the Fifa World Cup 2014 final in Brazil.
The Nigeria Football Federation has been suspended from Fifa with immediate effect after the government appointed a sole administrator to the body.
With Argentina up against Germany in the 2014 World Cup final, Lionel Messi now has the stage to secure his place among the greats.
Brazilian defender Dante's personal journey through hell in Belo Horizonte, as Germany routed Brazil 7-1, is steeped in poetry, writes Adrian Ephraim.
Cries of foul play won't stop Fifa's Sepp Blatter and Jerome Valcke from enjoying a good piss up. It's all about pushing the right buttons.
Quick-witted memes flooded the internet during and after Brazil's thumping at the hands of Germany in the Fifa World Cup semifinal.
Brazil coach Luiz Felipe Scolari took responsibility for Germany's 7-1 thrashing of his star-studded side that took him to rock bottom.
Real injuries or not, the wails of fallen players can be heard intermingling with the cheers from World Cup fans.
The Netherlands survived a penalty shootout against Costa Rica to set up a World Cup semifinal against Argentina.
Brazil's loss of their star player has dented their chances of winning a record sixth World Cup as they go on to face Germany in the semifinals.
While the Mideast simmers, and Numsa test the limits of our economy, we can thank the heavens for our minister of national pride Faith Muthambi.
On Wednesday, Colombians will relive the trauma of defender Andrés Escobar's murder, days after he scored an own goal in a 1994 World Cup match.